GEORGI II( Governor of Georgia)
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Biography GEORGI II
George II (1072-1089). George II ascended the throne in 1072, in time of hardship Georgia. After the battle of Manaskerte Turks defeated the Byzantines, Georgia was one against the Seljuk. Byzantium had no way could help, although at this time in the Byzantine Georgian held high positions (sister of George - Miriam was the wife of Emperor Michael VII and Nicephorus III, Grigol Bakurianisdze was a famous military leader).
In 1073 George rebelled against the feudal nobility. The king was forced to make concessions to the rebels and granted new ownership. Meanwhile, in Georgia invaded Sultan Malik-Shah and devastated Kartli returned. In most of the Turks invaded Georgia again. At this time the army of George II-the first won a victory over the enemy. King conquered Anakopskuyu fortress. Georgians took to the city of Kars. Successes George saldzhukov led a new invasion.
Since 1080 began "Didi turkoba" - "Great turetchina. Turki annually invaded Georgia in early spring and late autumn left. All Georgia could become a pasture for their livestock. George II do not know the sufficient forces to defeat the Turks. In 1083 the king went to Malik-Shah and asked for peace with the condition the payment of annual tribute. The Sultan agreed, but conditions are not fulfilled, because despite the fact that Georgians pay him tribute, the Turks continued to plunder and ravage the country. addition to everything in Georgia there have been several strong earthquakes. Were destroyed city.
. In 1089, . in the present dire situation, the royal court decided to dismiss George II-go from running the country and sit on the throne of his sixteen-year son, David IV-go.Formalno George II remained the king but did not participate in the management of the country,
. Just do not know when he died George II, but in 1108 he was still alive.